Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center is seeking a qualified media arts teacher for our West Side Studios program. Candidates should have professional media arts experience in camera operations and audio recording, video editing and audio mixing, graphic design and animation, knowledge of art history, film, and contemporary media art, as well as teaching experience with strong pedagogical skill sets for this position.

Desired skill sets include:

Video Production & Post-Production (proficiency in prosumer level camera operations, and  Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Consumer software)

Audio Production & Post-Production (proficiency in prosumer level audio recording, and ProTools, Audacity and Consumer software)

Experience teaching high school age youth and/or young adults
 • New media production skills (ideal, but not required)
 • NYS Teaching Certification (ideal, but not required)

Preference will be given to those who demonstrate cultural competence and a strong desire to explore various social & economic issues. Candidates must be available Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm -7pm, starting September 26th – December 14th 2017. Pay rate is $30/hr, approximately 46 hours of instruction plus prep time compensation.

West Side Studios (est.2015) is a media arts education and workforce development program partnership between Squeaky Wheel and PUSH Buffalo that provides year-round, quality out-of-school opportunities for West Side residents ages 13-19. This unique program utilizes hands-on experience in the digital media arts and fine-tunes production skills that create a pipeline to secondary education and employment.

To apply, please send a letter of intent and resume to alex@squeaky.org
Application Deadline is September 1st 2017.

Squeaky Wheel is an equal opportunity employer.

Seeking Media Arts Instructors at Squeaky Wheel!

Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center is seeking qualified media arts instructors for our 2017-2018 educational programming year.  We are seeking media artists and teachers for various age groups in a variety of specialties including, but not limited to:


  • Video Production
  • Audio Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Imaging
  • Motion Graphics/Animation
  • Web Design
  • Game Development
  • Virtual Reality


For an opportunity to become a Squeaky instructor, please email your resume or CV to Kevin Kline, our Director of Education, at kevin@squeaky.org.

In the meantime, please take a moment to fill out this brief form below so that we know that you are out there.

Thank you!